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Re: Topband: Height of Beverage-Driveway

Subject: Re: Topband: Height of Beverage-Driveway
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Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 09:52:26 -0400 (EDT)
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Hi Mike,

Raising your Beverage by a few feet over a short distance will have no affect 
at all.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 12:15:08 -0500
>From: rfman45 <>  
>Subject: Topband: Height of Beverage-Driveway  
>To: <>
> After 50 years in radio I'm starting to enjoy myself on Topband and have 
> learned much valuable information here thanks to all of you. I have, however, 
> encountered a problem for which I would ask your opinion.
> I'm running a beverage about 10 feet high which must cross a driveway. Now 10 
> feet is too low for the occasional truck so what I would like to know is what 
> would be the effect on performance if I raise it to 13 feet or so just to 
> clear the driveway? I know that beverages can have dips and irregularities 
> but would this three foot increase in height for about 10 feet be an issue?
> Thanks in advance for any help on this question!
>                                73 es DX     Mike   W2LO                       
>UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK
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